Over the last few weeks ELECTRIC ZOO: WILD ISLAND-the three-day music festival taking place Labor day Weekend (September 2, 3 and 4) at Randall's Island Park in the heart of NYC-has been rolling out daily parts of its line-up to their highly-anticipated "Wild Island" edition. Each day the festival revealed a different act or two. Today (May 4),
For the 2nd week The Del McCoury Band’s Del & Woody, a collection of lyrics left behind by Woody Guthrie and put to music by McCoury, reached #1 on the Billboard Bluegrass chart. As best we can tell (with help from the Woody Guthrie Center), a few songs of Woody’s have charted on radio before, but no project that included only his songs has ever risen to the top of the Billboard album chart. McCoury—who at 77 is no stranger to the top of the c
Bruce Molsky is “one of America’s premier fiddling talents” (Mother Jones) and a twice-Grammy-nominated artist on fiddle, banjo, guitar and song. He has dug into the deepest reaches of mountain music, while growing his own unique voice. Bruce holds a stage as few other musicians can. His skill at performing a deep and varied repertoire and a reverence for the past, combined with a relaxed, conversational wit, draws listeners in as if they were sitting on the front porch of Carnegie Hall.
Catskill Chill Music Festival has released the initial lineup for the seventh annual event, which will take place September 23rd – 25th, 2016 at New Minglewood, a private summer camp in Lakewood, PA. Headlining Catskill Chill is Phish bassist Mike Gordon featuring musicians Robert Walter, Scott Murawski, John Kimock and Craig Myers.